Sign In
Create Account
BIDDERS
AUCTIONEERS

Sign In to see what this sold for


View upcoming auctions from Mercer and Middlesex Auctions LLC.

Similar Items

Lot 13

13: ANONYMOUS ARTIST. Take Care of a Book, 1920

View Catalog

Description

Beregi knigu - ona verniy tovarishch v pokhode i v mirnom trude. [Take Care of a Book - It's a True Comrade on the Field and in Peaceful Labor], a poster by an anonymous artist. Published by Litizdat PUR (Publishing Section of the Political Directorate of the Revolutional Military Council of the Republic), Moscow, 1920. 54 x 35 cm.

Trotsky saw illiteracy as a major obstacle for building an effective army, and had initiated an intensive campaign for eliminating illiteracy among the Red Army soldiers. All soldiers were encouraged to read.

Search extension words / key tags: Russian poster, Soviet propaganda.

Condition

Condition reports are available on request, please contact us if you have any questions. A high resolution pdf format catalog is available for download at our website.;

A bit of legalese: any condition report is given as a courtesy to our clients, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Mercer and Middlesex Auctions, LLC shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or free from wear or tear, repairs, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Old paper items are naturally fragile, so some wear and tear, aging, and repairs should normally be expected. All items are offered as is.
Buyer's Premium

20%

Estimate $500 – $700
Starting Bid $500
live auction started on
Us Auction
10:00 AM - Feb 12, 2012
Ended
Seller
Mercer and Middlesex Auctions LLC

Contact

27 N. Main St.
Cranbury, NJ 8512
United States


ASK SELLER A QUESTION
Other auctions from this auctioneer